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Viewing ppsx files with sound

Post by vdeane » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:15 am

I'm running Mint 19 Cinnamon x64, and I have a couple ppsx files that have links as well as embedded sound/PDFs/video, and at a minimum I want the links and sound to work properly. LibreOffice completely butchers the files and nothing works. I managed to get a copy of PowerPoint Viewer installed in Wine (stable from the repository), and that mostly works for one of the files (there are occasional crashes), but the other file doesn't work at all, just crashes once you get a few slides in or click a link. I've included the error below... any ideas on how to solve it? Having to dredge up my Windows 7 laptop (which I was originally planning to get rid of when Windows 7 hits end of life but now can't unless I want to put up with Windows 10 for a travel computer instead of Linux as I originally planned), especially as I will be using these files frequently.

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Unhandled exception: unimplemented function gdiplus.dll.GdipGetPenCompoundArray called in 32-bit code (0x7b43c8bc).
Register dump:
 CS:0023 SS:002b DS:002b ES:002b FS:006b GS:0063
 EIP:7b43c8bc ESP:0033d9a4 EBP:0033da28 EFLAGS:00000212(   - --  I   -A- - )
 EAX:7b429209 EBX:00000004 ECX:0033d9d0 EDX:0033da4c
 ESI:7e544760 EDI:62cdf928
Stack dump:
0x0033d9a4:  7e4f0000 0033d9f8 7b45ae0d 7b47a0d0
0x0033d9b4:  00000001 7b4288fd 80000100 00000001
0x0033d9c4:  00000000 7b43c8bc 00000002 7e544760
0x0033d9d4:  7e5448f9 39fe424a 6b06a800 00000000
0x0033d9e4:  00cf6e70 6315ad80 0033da04 00000000
0x0033d9f4:  39fdfefc bb352fab 0033da5c 39031f15
000d: sel=006f base=00000000 limit=00000000 16-bit r-x
=>0 0x7b43c8bc in kernel32 (+0x2c8bc) (0x0033da28)
  1 0x7e544717 in gdiplus (+0x54716) (0x0033da60)
  2 0x7e4f288d in gdiplus (+0x288c) (0x0033daa8)
  3 0x438cf762 in gfx (+0x12f761) (0x0033dabc)
  4 0x437bf496 in gfx (+0x1f495) (0x0033dbac)
  5 0x437a8c61 in gfx (+0x8c60) (0x0033de04)
  6 0x437a8f13 in gfx (+0x8f12) (0x0033de60)
  7 0x437b09e7 in gfx (+0x109e6) (0x0033de6c)
  8 0x422d9375 in oart (+0x59374) (0x0033df54)
  9 0x422e45f4 in oart (+0x645f3) (0x0033df7c)
  10 0x422b2a40 in oart (+0x32a3f) (0x0033dfe0)
  11 0x422ae081 in oart (+0x2e080) (0x0033e010)
  12 0x2e2a1409 in pptview (+0x2a1408) (0x0033e044)
  13 0x2e2a1876 in pptview (+0x2a1875) (0x0033e06c)
  14 0x2e29f339 in pptview (+0x29f338) (0x0033e0c4)
  15 0x2e2a6a27 in pptview (+0x2a6a26) (0x0033e0e8)
  16 0x2e2b1084 in pptview (+0x2b1083) (0x0033e104)
  17 0x2e2b168e in pptview (+0x2b168d) (0x0033e128)
  18 0x2e2b1a23 in pptview (+0x2b1a22) (0x0033e148)
  19 0x2e2a738a in pptview (+0x2a7389) (0x0033e174)
  20 0x2e090c8b in pptview (+0x90c8a) (0x0033e194)
  21 0x2e1edde7 in pptview (+0x1edde6) (0x0033e278)
  22 0x658fcf5b (0x0033e2d8)
  23 0x658fad05 (0x0033e338)
  24 0x39640a6e in mso (+0x640a6d) (0x0033f914)
  25 0x2e1ee580 in pptview (+0x1ee57f) (0x0033fba8)
  26 0x2e1eed7d in pptview (+0x1eed7c) (0x0033fc10)
  27 0x2e13896c in pptview (+0x13896b) (0x0033fd04)
  28 0x2e2971b7 in pptview (+0x2971b6) (0x0033fd78)
  29 0x2e0a81b6 in pptview (+0xa81b5) (0x0033fda4)
  30 0x2e0a820a in pptview (+0xa8209) (0x0033fdb4)
  31 0x2e0a94ae in pptview (+0xa94ad) (0x0033fdfc)
  32 0x2e2cecab in pptview (+0x2cecaa) (0x0033fe2c)
  33 0x2e2d09da in pptview (+0x2d09d9) (0x0033fec0)
  34 0x7b461a7c in kernel32 (+0x51a7b) (0x0033fed8)
  35 0x7b4634ce in kernel32 (+0x534cd) (0x0033ffd8)
  36 0x7b461a8a in kernel32 (+0x51a89) (0x0033ffec)
0x7b43c8bc: addl	$12,%esp
Module	Address			Debug info	Name (60 modules)
PE	  5c0000-  822000	Deferred        msointl
PE	  840000- 4d6a000	Deferred        msores
PE	10000000-1040f000	Deferred        office.odf
PE	2e000000-2e790000	Export          pptview
PE	39000000-3a1e0000	Export          mso
PE	3a700000-3a83a000	Deferred        ppintl
PE	42030000-4217f000	Deferred        riched20
PE	42280000-43612000	Export          oart
PE	437a0000-4394b000	Export          gfx
PE	658f0000-658f4000	Deferred        hlink
PE	679c0000-679c6000	Deferred        windowscodecs
PE	67fd0000-67fd4000	Deferred        propsys
PE	68b00000-68b78000	Deferred        winmm
PE	6bdc0000-6be7c000	Deferred        msptls
PE	6c000000-6c009000	Deferred        msacm32
PE	6c350000-6c354000	Deferred        ddraw
PE	7a1d0000-7a1d4000	Deferred        mlang
PE	7a820000-7a824000	Deferred        opengl32
PE	7b410000-7b5b6000	Export          kernel32
PE	7bc10000-7bc14000	Deferred        ntdll
PE	7c5d0000-7c5d4000	Deferred        wined3d
PE	7c810000-7c813000	Deferred        t2embed
PE	7c8a0000-7c8a4000	Deferred        d3d9
PE	7ce60000-7ce64000	Deferred        iphlpapi
PE	7d3c0000-7d3e3000	Deferred        msxml3
PE	7ddc0000-7ddca000	Deferred        actxprxy
PE	7e020000-7e0b9000	Deferred        comdlg32
PE	7e410000-7e413000	Deferred        netapi32
PE	7e440000-7e443000	Deferred        secur32
PE	7e480000-7e484000	Deferred        dbghelp
PE	7e4f0000-7e680000	Export          gdiplus
PE	7e4f0000-7e680000	Export          gdiplus
PE	7e4f0000-7e680000	Export          gdiplus
PE	7e4f0000-7e680000	Export          gdiplus
PE	7e690000-7e69a000	Deferred        winspool
PE	7e6d0000-7e6d4000	Deferred        mscoree
PE	7e810000-7e813000	Deferred        davclnt
PE	7e8f0000-7e8f4000	Deferred        uxtheme
PE	7e920000-7e924000	Deferred        cabinet
PE	7e950000-7e9a0000	Deferred        comctl32
PE	7ea60000-7ea64000	Deferred        ws2_32
PE	7eaa0000-7eaaa000	Deferred        mpr
PE	7ead0000-7eae8000	Deferred        wininet
PE	7eb50000-7eb58000	Deferred        oleaut32
PE	7ec70000-7ec81000	Deferred        urlmon
PE	7ed10000-7ed56000	Deferred        msi
PE	7f060000-7f064000	Deferred        dwmapi
PE	7f070000-7f074000	Deferred        winex11
PE	7f100000-7f104000	Deferred        imm32
PE	7f380000-7f388000	Deferred        shlwapi
PE	7f3f0000-7f552000	Deferred        shell32
PE	7f640000-7f643000	Deferred        msimg32
PE	7f650000-7f653000	Deferred        wtsapi32
PE	7f670000-7f674000	Deferred        rpcrt4
PE	7f700000-7f728000	Deferred        ole32
PE	7f850000-7f916000	Deferred        user32
PE	7fa30000-7fa34000	Deferred        advapi32
PE	7faa0000-7faa7000	Deferred        gdi32
PE	7fbe0000-7fbe4000	Deferred        msvcr90
PE	7ffd0000-7ffd4000	Deferred        version
process  tid      prio (all id:s are in hex)
0000000e services.exe
	00000050    0
	0000004d    0
	0000004c    0
	00000022    0
	0000001d    0
	00000013    0
	00000010    0
	0000000f    0
00000011 winedevice.exe
	0000001c    0
	00000017    0
	00000016    0
	00000012    0
0000001a plugplay.exe
	0000001f    0
	0000001e    0
	0000001b    0
00000020 winedevice.exe
	00000029    0
	00000024    0
	00000023    0
	00000021    0
00000027 explorer.exe
	0000002d    0
	0000002c    0
	0000002b    0
	0000002a    0
	00000028    0
0000002e (D) C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\PPTVIEW.EXE
	0000004a    0
	00000049    0
	00000048    0
	00000047    0
	00000046    0
	0000003f    0
	0000003e    0
	0000003d    0
	0000003c    0
	0000003b    0
	0000003a    0
	00000039    0
	00000038    0
	00000037    0
	00000036    0
	00000035    0
	00000034    0
	00000033    0
	00000032    0
	00000031    0
	0000002f    0 <==
0000004e rpcss.exe
	00000057    0
	00000056    0
	00000055    0
	00000054    0
	00000053    0
	00000052    0
	00000051    0
	0000004f    0
System information:
    Wine build: wine-3.0 (Ubuntu 3.0-1ubuntu1)
    Platform: i386 (WOW64)
    Version: Windows 7
    Host system: Linux
    Host version: 4.15.0-39-generic

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Re: Viewing ppsx files with sound

Post by Hoser Rob » Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:25 am

This ...

... suggests installing the Libreoffice-avmedia-backend-gst package. I did an apt-cache search and it's in the 17.3 repos.

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Re: Viewing ppsx files with sound

Post by vdeane » Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:05 pm

Yeah, I remember seeing that. I have libreoffice-avmedia-backend-gstreamer, but I don't know how to install libreoffice-avmedia-backend-vlc.

In any case, LibreOffice doesn't even recognize that sounds or links are present in the presentations. The links to play the sound behave no differently than any other text/graphics. Ditto for all the navigational links. So it's not really that useful even if I can get sounds to work.

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